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Hot Hits

An Evening with Chris Thile

Strathmore
Tue. Nov 5
Thile transcends the borders of conventionally circumscribed genres, creating a distinctly American canon and a new musical aesthetic.

A Chorus Line

Signature Theatre
Oct. 29, 2019 – Jan. 4, 2020
This non-stop showcase with one of the largest casts in Signature history is the one singular sensation for the holiday season.

Emmy Blotnick

AMP by Strathmore
Fri. Nov 22
Emmy Blotnick is a rising star in the comedy world.

Atlanta Ballet: The Nutcracker

The Kennedy Center
Nov. 27 – Dec. 1
the Kennedy Center debut of Atlanta Ballet and its extraordinary new production.

Soul Divas

Signature Theatre
Nov. 19 – 23
Signature singers honor the celebrated chanteuses whose unbelievable voices lifted our spirits.

Step Afrika! Step Xplosion

Strathmore
Sun. Jan 12, 2020
Tracing step’s roots to the African American percussive traditions of patting juba, hambone, ring shout, and tap.

Amadeus

Folger Theatre
Nov. 5 – Dec. 22
Genius and jealousy collide in the opulent salons and opera houses of 18th-century Vienna.

Béla Fleck & The Flecktones

Strathmore
Mon. Dec 2
Fleck has reunited the original lineup for a very special tour.

Dave Koz & Friends

Strathmore
Mon. Dec 9
Koz and special guests bring the cheer like never before, performing fresh renditions of Christmas classics as well as a Hanukkah medley and hits from his catalog.

De Sanguashington - Groovin On the Pike

Columbia Pike Branch Library
Fri. Nov 1
De Sanguashington's variety of Colombian rhythms including vallenato, cumbia and tropi-pop.

Cirque Mei

Center for the Arts at George Mason University
Sat. Oct 19
Direct from the People’s Republic of China, this ensemble of elite circus performers thrills the young and old alike with their amazing feats of agility, strength, and poise.

Mark Morris Dance Group: Pepperland

The Kennedy Center
Nov. 13 – 16
New production that celebrates the 50th anniversary of the Beatles’ groundbreaking album Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band.

Spotlights

Washington Performing Arts: Drew Petersen

The Kennedy Center
Sat. Oct 19

Balancing Bodies

The Kennedy Center
Oct. 31 – Nov. 2

WNO: The Magic Flute

The Kennedy Center
Nov. 2 – 23

Renée Fleming VOICES: Joyce DiDonato

The Kennedy Center
Nov. 8 – 9

WNO: Otello

The Kennedy Center
Oct. 26 – Nov. 16

DEMO by Damian Woetzel: BalletX

The Kennedy Center
Oct. 25 – 26

Washington Performing Arts: Spektral Quartet

The Kennedy Center
Tue. Oct 29

Ronald K. Brown/EVIDENCE

Strathmore
Fri. Nov 8

Rightfully Hers: American Women and the Vote

National Archives
Thru Jan. 3, 2021
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